I often get asked how OBs respond to hypnobirthing. I have to be honest that some are better than others. But here is a good one :) "Hi Pip, We did one of your hypnobirthing courses and went on to have an amazing natural birth with no interventions, no tears and a … [Read more...] about This is the sort of OB you want.
Sarah attended her sister's hypnobirthing as a support person. She also happens to be a midwife. This is her story: Sarah’s Experience As a Midwife, I had heard of hypnobirthing but had never experienced or looked after a patient hypnobirthing myself. When Liz first told me that she was … [Read more...] about What do Midwives Think About Hypnobirthing Australia™?
Part of the deal when you do a Hypnobirthing Australia™ Course is on going contact with your practitioner until your birth. This is because at Hypnobirthing Australia™ we recognise that circumstances can change or that sometimes you might need a pep talk. I really pride myself on my … [Read more...] about Confessions of a Hypnobirthing Australia™ Practitioner.
Really? But what about the pain everyone tells you about? Birth is not meant to be painful, you are meant to a have lovely calm, positive, gentle birth. I usually try not to use the "P" word but I need to in this post, to explain why some women feel pain during labour and others … [Read more...] about Hypnobirthing is a calm, gentle birth.
Well, I guess the answer to that question depends on what you mean by “work” and what you mean by “hypnobirthing”. If you read the recent Cochrane Review: "Hypnosis for pain management during labour and childbirth", you might start to have doubts. And many will use the review to try to say … [Read more...] about Hypnobirthing Review: Does hypnobirthing work?